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Tennis: Victories in doubles for Niculescu, Tig, Halep, at Gippsland Trophy

Romanians Monica Niculescu, Patricia Tig and Simona Halep won doubles matches at the Gippsland Trophy (WTA 500) tournament in Melbourne on Tuesday, with total prizes of 565,530 dollars. The pair Monica Niculescu / Patricia Tig won 6-3, 6-3 versus 4th seeds Andreja Klepac (Slovenia) / Elise Mertens (Belgium), in just 66 minutes.

Tennis: Simona Halep will be quarantined in Adelaide before the Australian Open

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep will be in quarantine for 14 days in Adelaide, along with the other three players in the top three spots of the professional tennis world rankings, including Serbian Novak Djokovic and Spanish Rafael Nadal, before travelling to Melbourne to take part in the Australian Open, the organizers were quoted as saying by Reuters.

Eduard Novak (MTS): Sport development strategy, modeled on Austria, Hungary and Slovenia

Minister of Youth and Sports (MTS) Eduard Novak told AGERPRES that he will find inspiration in countries such as Hungary, Slovenia and Austria in order to achieve a development strategy for the Romanian sport on which 10 specialists will work and who will also establish the prioritization of federations that will be able to win more medals in the future.

Youth and Sport Minister: I intend to make significant contribution to entire world of sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Eduard Novak, stated in his New Year's message that he intends to make a "significant contribution to the entire world of sports" during his mandate. ''Dear colleagues, collaborators and friends, we are close to entering a new year, a time when we make reports, but also plans for the future.

Olympic and Sports Committee president: Olympic flame - humanity's end of tunnel light

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR), Mihai Covaliu, told AGERPRES that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games could represent "the light at the end of the dark tunnel" the COVID pandemic has driven humanity into. "Team Romania's top performance athletes show us that they know how to face challenges.